When it comes to sport in the town of Wigan, you're either football or rugby.
But Wigan Warriors and Athletic have now put their differences aside and joined forces to give the town's youngsters a sporting chance.
The football club's owner, Dave Whelan is spending millions on a new youth centre.
And, as David Chisnall reports, even his Premier League players have put their hands in their pockets:-
British light-middleweight Brian Rose took a step towards elite level with a battling 12th-round stoppage of Joachim Alcine in Blackpool
Tyson Fury recovered from a knockdown to knock out Steve Cunningham in the seventh round of their heavyweight clash at Madison Square Garden
Brendan Rodgers marks his 50th match as Liverpool manager knowing his work in returning the club to Europe's elite has barely started.